Sustainabilitylive! - May 19 to 21, 2009
Sustainabilitylive! taking place at the NEC, Birmingham from 19 – 21 May 2009, is the UK’s largest forum for excellence and innovation in environment, water, energy and land.
Love London Green Festival – 4th to 28th June
The Love London Green Festival is believed to be the largest annual green festival in the world. From 4th to 28th June 2009, over a hundred green events will take place across the capital, bringing communities together to share ideas and celebrate innovations. These events provide fun days out and engage Londoners in building a sustainable future for our city.
World Environment Day - 05 Jun 2009
World Environment Day, commemorated each year on 5 June, is one of the principal vehicles through which the United Nations stimulates worldwide awareness of the environment and enhances political attention and action.
GreenFest 14th June
GREENFEST 2009 will be both a lovely way to spend an afternoon beside the river, and a chance to discover some stuff about the environment, cycling and the local community.
National Shed Week - 06 to 11 Jul 2009
“Do you have a garden shed that is unique?” asks Uncle Wilco head sheddie of readersheds.co.uk. “Maybe it’s your own little bolthole away from the trials of life. Maybe you have converted your humble garden building into a pub, or it’s just a normal wooden building that’s special to you.”
World Recycling Day - 08 July
On July 8, 2009 keep track of your recycling and enter the number of aluminum cans, plastic bottles, glass containers, newspapers and office papers you’ve recycled into the recycling calculator at recyclingday.org or at http://apps.facebook.com/gorecycle/ and see how many barrels of oil, trees, gallons of water, pounds of carbon dioxide, kilowatts of electricity, and cubic yards of garbage you save!!
Big Green Gathering - 29th July to 2nd August 2009
What is it? The Big Green Gathering is a 5 day camping event which is currently located in the Mendip Hills in Somerset. It has grown out of the original Green Gatherings of the 1980’s and the Green Fields of Glastonbury Music Festival. It has developed organically in response to a desire from people within the green movement for a festival that was focused on Green issues
National Allotments Week - 10 to 16 Aug 2009
A week to promote awareness and availability of allotments both locally and nationally as well as showing the public and the local authorities the strength of support and interest for the heritage of allotment culture.
World Water Week - 16 to 22 Aug 2009
Experts from 100 countries are assembled this week in a global effort to improve human; welfare and the planet’s health.
International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer - 16 Sep 2009
International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer – reflects the urgent need to preserve the ozone layer, which filters sunlight and prevents the adverse effects of ultraviolet radiation reaching the Earth’s surface, thereby preserving life on the planet.
World Carfree Day - 22 Sep 2009
World Carfree Day is an annual celebration of cities and public life, free from the noise, stress and pollution of cars